Registration for District 97    

Welcome to District 97's online registration. We have revised our registration process for the 2017-18 school year, including the process for completing kindergarten registration. Instead of scheduling appointments online, parents/guardians will have the option of coming in during a specific date to have their required documents processed.

Required Documents for New Registrations:

  • Original Birth Certificate (Hospital birth certificates not accepted)
  • Parent ID (No Oak Park address needed)
  • Custody Documents (if applicable)
  • Main proof of Residency; 3 Supporting documents:

Please click the Residency Status that applies to you to see what documents are needed:

How to Register:

Early Childhood Students:

  • Must be eligible and approved by Michelle Suedbeck
  • Must have an IEP or a cognitive, developmental, or special need
  • Once approved by Michelle Sudebeck, click on the year you would like to enroll to schedule your appointment and bring in your required documents:
  • Current 2016-17 School Year
  • Fall 2017-18 School Year

PreK Students:

  • Families must complete the screening process. For additional information about this process, please email or call the Collaboration for Early Childhood at (708) 613-6122
  • Must be eligible and approved by Jill Pacnya.
  • Must be 3 by September 1 and not age-eligible for kindergarten (5 by September 1).
  • Once approved by Jill Pacnya, click on the year you would like to enroll to schedule your appointment and bring in your required documents:
  • Current 2016-17 School Year
  • Fall 2017-18 School Year

New KG Students:

  • Students must be at least 5 years old and must be born by or before September 1, 2012 or November 1, 2012 for Early Kindergarten admission
  • Please reach out to the Registrar directly if you are applying for Early Kindergarten
  • All families must visit one of our Kindergarten registration events to prove residency and be issued a “snapcode” to finish the registration process online.
  • Please bring all required documents to either of these registration events at the district office. No appointments needed or accepted
  • Important Links for Incoming Kindergarten Families

Transfer Students:

  • Please download this Request for Records to take to the old school
  • Also, request from the old school any health documents and the IL transfer form if the student is coming from another IL public school
  • Bring in all other required documents to district office during a Registration Event; no appointment needed or accepted

Returning Students:

  • Access your infosnap account from the link sent to your email in May of 2017 titled, “Returning Student Registration”
  • Verify information; upload documents where required
  • Hit submit
  • IMPORTANT: You are not considered re-enrolled until you hit submit. No schedules or class lists will be generated to students who are not 100% registered.

Late Registration

  • After Aug. 19, 2017, parents must schedule an appointment to register. Appointments are available Monday, Aug. 21, and Aug. 23 through the end of September.
  • To schedule an appointment, please visit

  • Please note that there will be no appointments for registration on the first day of school (Aug. 23, 2017) or during Labor Day weekend.
  • Currently, we are negotiating adding appointments on Aug. 22, 2017. If this will be the case, the parent must understand that due to processing, there may be a one-day lag for the student to begin school.